FIRST SINGLE RELEASED TO WIDESPREAD CRITICAL PRAISE
SELF-TITLED RECORD TO BE RELEASED AUGUST 5 ON SENSIBILITY MUSIC/COLUMBIA RECORDS, NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
A new in-the-studio video from The Civil Wars premieres today (http://vimeo.com/66761737) “The One That Got Away (Studio Cut)” provides a special behind-the-scene view into the duo’s dynamic while recording their highly anticipated sophomore self-titled album, which will be released August 5 on Sensibility Music/Columbia Records.
Released June 4, the album’s first single, “The One That Got Away,” is already climbing the charts and receiving widespread critical acclaim. Gigwise calls it a “…strong, menacing guitar playing accompanied by Joy Williams' ever-haunting vocals” The single is now available to stream and purchase and the album is now available to pre-order.
The Civil Wars was recorded in Nashville between August 2012 and January 2013. Charlie Peacock was once again at the helm as producer for the album. Additionally, Rick Rubin produced the duo’s performance for the track “I Had Me a Girl” in August of 2011. Peacock later completed the track by producing the instrumentation and mix.
The album was recorded amidst a grueling touring schedule, exhausting workload and a growing disconnect from their families. Personal statements from band-members Joy Williams and John Paul White can be viewed at www.thecivilwars.com.
The Civil Wars Track Listing:
1. The One That Got Away
2. I Had Me a Girl
3. Same Old Same Old
4. Dust to Dust
6. Devil’s Backbone
7. From This Valley
8. Tell Mama
9. Oh Henry
11. Sacred Heart